Dear community,Thank you so much for stopping by! It has been my dream and a goal of mine to have a place where important and potentially life-saving information can be shared. This is why I started this blog. I hope you have found the information to be helpful for yourself or a loved one, and […]Read More Re-charge
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Veterans Resource Guide These resources focus on PTSD as a result of combat or military exposure. Many voices are calling for the church to be a significant partner in the complex readjustment process of returning home. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can occur after one has […]Read More Calvin Institute of Christian Worship (Christian Reformed Church)
Base Camp Hope is a faith-based 501(c)3 multi-functional therapeutic facility that helps veterans, service members and their families cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other re-integration issues. Our Mission: BCH is committed to educating veterans and the community about PTSD, using creative and alternative methods to aid our American heroes and in building a strong […]Read More Base Camp Hope (St. Paul, MN), Helping military veterans from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines & Coast Guard
Our troops are coming home after multiple deployments with emotional and physical needs. America’s Mighty Warriors recognizes they are not receiving the best care in a timely manner. We are dedicated to providing therapies that heal. We provide funding for those diagnosed with TBI to receive Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. We are also working with other providers whose […]Read More America’s Mighty Warriors
Causes: Emergency Assistance, Human Services, Military & Veterans Organizations, Veterans Mission: H.E.R.O.E.S. Care provides coordinated support for military members and their families before, during, and after deployment in the communities where they live through specially trained caregivers. Results: Since 2003, over 150,000 military members and their families have received material, financial and other support through our network of volunteers […]Read More H.E.R.O.E.S. Care.
Suicide among military veterans is especially high in the western U.S. and rural areas, according to new government data that show wide state-by-state disparities and suggest social isolation, gun ownership and access to health care may be factors. The figures released Friday are the first-ever Department of Veterans Affairs data on suicide by state. It […]Read More Suicide among veterans highest in western US, rural areas
Causes: Human Service Organizations, Military & Veterans Organizations, Philanthropy, Public Foundations, Veterans Mission: Travis Manion Foundation (TMF) empowers veterans and families of fallen heroes to develop character in future generations. In 2007, 1stLt Travis Manion (USMC) was killed in Iraq while saving his wounded teammates. Today, Travis’ legacy lives on in the words he spoke […]Read More Travis Manion Foundation
Causes: Disaster Aid, Disaster Preparedness & Relief Services, Military & Veterans Organizations, Travelers Aid, Veterans Mission: Soldiers’ Angels is a volunteer-led 501(c)(3) non-profit organization providing aid and comfort to the men and women of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and their families. Founded by the mother of two American soldiers, […]Read More Soldiers’ Angels
A new study supports what a small group of military researchers hassuspected for decades: that modern warfare destroys the brain. In early 2012, a neuropathologist named Daniel Perl was examining a slide of human brain tissue when he saw something odd and unfamiliar in the wormlike squiggles and folds. It looked like brown dust; a […]Read More What if PTSD Is More Physical Than Psychological?
The support of friends and family members is critical for servicemembers experiencing symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), especially when many service members choose not to get the help they need because of the stigma that surrounds psychological health care. Paul Rose, the author of this Navy Medicine Live blog post knows this firsthand. Read […]Read More Supporting a Family Member with PTSD